BE SURE TO READ & FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS….must be original work. all points MUST BE CLEARLY COVERED. IN APA FORMAT

 

For this assignment, you are to write a paper analyzing one test in each of the eight major assessment categories listed below.

You should utilize at least five sources from additional professional literature, relevant textbooks, and the Mental Measurements Yearbook for relevant information on these testing instruments. Your paper should be approximately 10 pages long (approximately 1 page per test). 1 page double space is about 300-350 words…

 

Required Components:

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print can be found in the “M” section on the Find Articles and More page of the Argosy University online library. For each test using the Mental Measurements Yearbook, explain the following seven topics:Test purposeUses, particularly in a forensic settingTest development and history (any revisions made)Normative information and test statisticsApplicable populationsValidity and reliabilityMalingering or deception

When your paper is complete, you will have a discussion on a total of eight tests (one from each of the categories mentioned below). Be sure to choose just one test from each category and do not discuss more than eight tests. Also, do not include any tests that are not listed below.

Assessment Categories and Tests:Mental Status Exam

Appearance, Motor, Behavior, Sensorium, Thought Process, Thought Content, Communication, Speech, Perception, Mood, Affect, Cognition/Orientation, Response to Proverbs, Estimate of Intelligence, Memory, and InsightSubstance AbuseSubstance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI)CAGE QuestionnaireIQ/Cognitive FunctioningWechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, 4th ed. (WAIS–IV)Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 4th ed. (WISC-IV)Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test, 2nd ed. (KBIT-2)California Verbal Learning Test, 2nd ed. (CVLT-II)Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS)Projective PersonalityRorschach InkblotThematic Apperception Test (TAT)Objective PersonalityPersonality Assessment Inventory (PAI)Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III)Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)Competency to Stand TrialMacArthur Competence Assessment Tool-Criminal Adjudication (MacCAT-CA)Georgia Court Competency Test (GCCT)Competency Assessment Instrument (CAI)Risk AssessmentViolent Risk Appraisal Guide (VRAG)Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide (SORAG)Hare Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R)Insanity/Criminal ResponsibilityRogers Criminal Responsibility Assessment Scales (RCRAS)